Articles and analyses from the INET community on the key economic questions of our time.


The Decline of the US Labor Share Across Sectors

Nov 21, 2019

The U.S. economy is increasingly becoming a dual economy, where high productivity sectors—such as manufacturing—and high pay sectors—such as finance and professional services—co-exist with low pay and low productivity sectors that employ most workers.


Secular Stagnation: The Limits of Conventional Wisdom

Oct 1, 2019

Summers and Stansbury mark a dramatic shift from New Keynesian orthodoxy, but only make it halfway to understanding the demand-driven nature of stagnant growth


The Sacrificial Rites of Capitalism We Don’t Talk About

Aug 26, 2019

Author Supritha Rajan argues that self-interested competition may be the official line, but it’s far from the whole story